If you want to see our Christmas pictures, go back to "Lovely Christmas," I’ve gotten the pictures uploaded and inserted now. I got to get faster at adding photos!
Grandma Strikes again! B’s favorite Christmas present this year was a carnivorous plant terrerium. This morning I decided to do a little formal school, it made a good change from holidays actually; spelling dictation, Story of the World, Continue reading Carnivorous Plants
My in-law’s just took M to Border’s books for some one on one time: DH is coaching Lego with B, the boring meeting where they have to put together their presentation about the library building, not play with gears Continue reading Afternoon alone!
Well, Operation Move Rooms continues, even though it is the day after Christmas – if DH and Mom have to go back to work, and since we don’t want to do lessons or have bored little boys (AKA potentially Continue reading Presents put away
M woke up at 5:30AM today, crawled into our bed for a snuggle, and called, "Merry Christmas!" so loudly that he woke B who also wanted a snuggle. After the traditional bowl of "cruel gruel," we phoned my Mom Continue reading A Lovely Christmas
This morning the boys and I tackled our last clutter spots: the extra boxes of educational toys, and the shelves in M’s room with games. I hardened my heart, and reduced both stash volumes by a quarter. I Continue reading Work Party, Done sorting
I read the boys the Christmas chapter from "Farmer Boy," last night. This didn’t go over as well as might have been expected, as Daddy had gone with Grandma to prayer meeting (I’d gotten a call that the lady Continue reading So they were Listening Last Night
You can see the opening underlayer beneith my chin, the smooth grey part where the pink binding spreads. The thinsulate just makes my shoulders look a bit quilted.
Last night on her way home from prayer meeting, my mother cell phoned us that she could not get into her drive way because her across the street neighbor’s house was on fire and all the fire fighting equipment Continue reading Better a Neighbor Close by than a brother far away
Usually when I do a do it yourself project, it is a fun exercise in getting a creative, unique thing done, like having clothes that fit well, are flattering and modest – I don’t usually save money. Last Continue reading Winterized Materity Cloak
Today I had my oldest boy work on school work he is likely to forget if he doesn’t get daily re-enforcement, then took them both shopping, for their grandparent’s presents. They get great delight from getting to pick out Continue reading More Sorting
We got about 5 inches of snow today, us and most of the Boston Area. Sometimes it came down so hard, I couldn’t see across the street (that could also be the fog). My upstairs neighbor’s menorah inspired Continue reading Festive Snow Night